Thursday, June 17, 2021

Fatal Crash East of Arimo

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 6/17/21 10:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at approximately 4:07 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an ATV crash, on South Smith Canyon Road and Pine View Loop, in Bannock County, east of Arimo.

Chikay Cole, 67, of Sandy, Utah, was traveling northbound on Smith Canyon Road on a 2019 Polaris ATV with her passenger, Kerry Cole, 67, also of Sandy, Utah. Chikay failed to negotiate a turn and both riders were ejected from the ATV. Chikay succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. Both riders were wearing helmets.

Kerry was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center, in Pocatello.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Bannock County Sheriff's Department and Bannock County Search and Rescue.

The crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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